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Danger, revenge and moral corruption in ‘Hamlet’

"Hamlet" comes to the Harris Center on Oct. 16. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — “To be, or not to be — that is the question” addressed by the Tony Award-winning Acting Company as it brings its newest production, William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” to the Harris Center/Three Stages on Oct. 16. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts for his father’s murder, […]

No Comment / October 09, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Deliriously funny ‘Detroit’ makes California debut

The B Street Theatre proudly presents the California premiere of Lisa D’Amour’s Obie Awarding-winning comedy “Detroit” on the Mainstage through Nov. 17. The Obie Awards, Off-Broadway’s highest honor, have been presented by New York’s Village Voice since 1955 to spotlight the more adventurous Off-Broadway movement’s achievements. The play’s wildly popular production at Playwrights Horizons earned […]

No Comment / October 06, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Apassionato celebrates the arts

El Dorado Arts Council Apassionato — the term signifies how a musical piece should be played: passionately and with great emotion. El Dorado Arts Council’s signature event is designed to raise funds for community arts projects including arts in education, and members of the council hope this event will likewise stir guests to passionately invest […]

No Comment / October 06, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street Theatre’s Connie Mockenhaupt honored

Connie Mockenhaupt, co-founder with her husband Mike Jimena and artistic director of Sutter Street Theatre, was honored by the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent Elly Awards Ceremony. Mockenhaupt holds multiple degrees in music, dance and drama. She has directed, performed in, choreographed or musically directed more than […]

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Big Idea Theatre announces new artistic director, 2014 season

Big Idea Theatre recently announced that  Artistic Director Brian Harrower will step down from his position at the end of the 2013. Big Idea’s current Marketing Director Benjamin T Ismail will succeed Harrower as A.D. “I am beyond thrilled to be the new artistic director for Big Idea Theatre,” Ismail said. “This upcoming season is […]

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Folsom Symphony begins season with Wagner, Borodin, Mahler

By Linda Holderness The Folsom Symphony opens its 10th season, “Around the World and Beyond,” on Oct. 12 with “Titans,” featuring three works from German, Russian and Bohemian (now Czech Republic) composers. The evening starts with Richard Wagner’s “Rienzi” overture, continues with Alexander Borodin’s “Polovtsian Dances” from the opera “Prince Igor” and closes with Gustav […]

No Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Ring of Fire reignites Johnny Cash’s legend

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FOLSOM — Stories of faith, family, passion, redemption and humor will set the Harris Center for the Arts ablaze in the new national tour of Ring of Fire — The Music of Johnny Cash, opening Oct. 18 Touching on the life and times of one of the world’s most legendary musical artists, the musical revue […]

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